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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5010285, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5010285
Research Article

Weekly Physical Activity Levels of Older Adults Regularly Using a Fitness Facility

1Laboratory of Systems Physiology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
2Biology of Physical Activity Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
3Biodynamics Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
4Center for Biomedical Engineering & Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA

Received 12 February 2016; Accepted 28 April 2016

Academic Editor: Enrica Menditto

Copyright © 2016 Michael J. Turner et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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